Michelle Waters’ art focuses on our connection with animals, and expresses concerns for the loss of the natural world. Her art has been influenced by her volunteer work in wildlife rehabilitation and cat rescue, and she donates part of her art proceeds to animal protection groups. She has exhibited widely in the U.S., including Cactus Gallery, Studio Gallery, Gristle Gallery, and other venues. Her art is in private collections in the U.S. and Europe, as well as the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, CA.
Michelle lives and paints in the redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California with her husband and rescued cats, and their neighbors the deer, owls, coyotes, bobcats, squirrels, woodpeckers, hawks, jays, lizards, frogs, opossums, skunks, raccoons, foxes and mountain lions.